Explanation of the setup
This Army setup as previously mentioned is very Tiger heavy.
You will have 2 platoons of Tigers at your disposal (8 tanks in total) distributed among the 5 levels of deployment, support section in the form of a Supply and Engineering truck and infantry detachment of 1 Stosstruppen (Mechanized Pioneers), 1 Panzergrenadier (Mechanized regular infantry) and 1 more Pioneer and Halftrack units.
This all amounts to 348 out of the 350 Army points being used that you get in the un-modded game, and I say unmodded because there’s already a mod out there for the beta that adds 1000 points which you can get here: https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/605748363354177536/847117100031148032/conquest_higher_pop_cap.rar
Pictures of the setup
Phase I – Opel Blitz Engineering Truck, Tiger Ausf. H, 251 Ausf. C.
Phase II – Tiger Ausf. H, 251 Ausf. C with regular Infantry, Opel Blitz Supply truck.
Phase III – 2 x Tiger Ausf. H.
Phase IV – 2 x Tiger Ausf. H, Pioneer squad.
Phase V – 2 x Tiger Ausf. H, Mechanized Pioneers.
The results of this setup –
Nothing left of that T34.
Strategy, tactics and final words
This is my personal setup, it might not be the best or most versatile but it gets the job done for me because I almost always have superior firepower even though I might not have the infantry or other support to back it up with.
What I usually do is send in my phase IV wave which is 90 points and either all send them together to assault the first point in an offensive mission or try to send a Tiger and the Mechanized Pioneers to the lone isolated point because that’s the easiest objective for the enemy to capture due to obvious reasons. After that it’s really up to your discretion on what you do exactly, you can keep calling in more waves of Tigers or send in the first couple of phases with the infantry and support elements to back up your first units in either attacking or defending.
Tigers are however hungry bastards and right now you will often be running low on ammo trying to resupply them all so dismissing them and sacrificing their veterancy to get fresh but fully resupplied tanks might be the best option.
And you may be wondering, but why Tigers exactly? As I said, superior firepower, and armor. At this point there’s not much that can harm these beasts and they have better side and rear armor than the Panther so flanks are something you will not worry about as much. Plus it’s my favorite tank, for a reason.
The problem is of course as I said before, they’re hungry bastards and fuel will be hard to come by especially when they literally drink it like it’s beer.
However compared to the Panther they’re not as fast or economical so I suppose for people that want to be just a little bit faster and cheaper they can go with this setup with Panthers instead of Tigers and a bit more infantry to cover the flanks, which is at least what I would do that is.
Welp, that’s about it. Thank you for reading my little blocks of text and happy hunting.
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